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Journal of Traumatic Stress Disorders & Treatment ISSN: 2324-8947

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Case Report, J Trauma Stress Disor Treat Vol: 5 Issue: 3

Separation Anxiety Disorder Presenting with Pseudo-Convulsive Episodes: A Case Study

Agata Czyzowicz1* and Brian Greenfield2
1Psychiatry Resident, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Corresponding author : Agata Czyzowicz
Psychiatry Resident, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
E-mail: [email protected]
Received: July 21, 2016 Accepted: August 16, 2016 Published: August 22, 2016
Citation: Czyzowicz A, Greenfield B (2016) Separation Anxiety Disorder Presenting with Pseudo-Convulsive Episodes: A Case Study. J Trauma Stress Disor Treat 5:3. doi:10.4172/2324-8947.1000158

Abstract

A 13-year-old female presented with symptoms resemblingseizures. After several neurologic and psychiatric assessments, a final diagnosis of separation anxiety disorder (SAD) was made.Our case report briefly explains the pathophysiology and clinical presentation of SAD, and how a physician can be fooled by and a typical presentation.
 

Keywords: Anxiety Disorder;depressive

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